S7 Airlines has updated its iPhone app with support for Apple Watch
S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, has updated its iPhone app. The new app version supports innovative Apple Watch, which goes on sale in some countries today.
S7 Airlines is the first Russian airline to develop support for the new Apple device. Smart Apple Watch owners can get information on their flight status, information on gate number, and prompt updates in case of any boarding gate changes, as well as information on seat number onboard. All notifications in the iPhone app will be instantly shown in the Apple Watch display, so there is no need to take your iPhone out of pocket and enter the app or notification page.
“We continue to develop electronic services dynamically, and to be the first on the market to implement innovative solutions. Today over 30% of our passengers purchase air tickets and use other electronic services online, including through iPhone and Android apps. This index is the most impressive among Russian carriers. For our passengers’ comfort we are constantly updating our mobile app, and now it has become even better” ”, Dmitry Chuiko, S7 Group E-Commerce Director, noted.
S7 Airlines was the first to launch online sale of air tickets on its own website, and was the first among Russian companies to start the use of electronic tickets, to offer online flight registration to its passengers, to implement mobile boarding pass, and it was also the first to develop a special iPhone app and website mobile version.
S7 Airlines (a brand of Sibir Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.
The airline has a wide network of domestic routes, with their home base at the air transportation hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines operates regular flights to the CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.
In 2007, the airline was formally notified by IATA about being accepted to the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operators list and became the second air carrier in Russia to successfully pass the entire international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.
S7 Airlines leverages the global aviation industry’s latest developments in customer service and is actively growing its offerings.
Currently, S7 Airlines has the most modern fleet of aircraft in the Russian air transportation market. All the flights of the airline are operated on aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers — Airbus, Boeing, Embraer.
S7 Airlines is included in the list of the TOP-100 best airlines in the world and ranks third in Eastern Europe according to the reputable international rating Skytrax.
As of year-end 2018, S7 Airlines became the most punctual Russian airline, ranking sixth in OAG Punctuality League 2019, the European airline punctuality rating.
In 2017, S7 Airlines became the recipient of the Skyway Service Award in two nominations: the best airline in the “Economy Class, Domestic Regular Transportation” category and the “Best Online Service for Customers” category. S7 Airlines is also the recipient of the Safety Leaders Award in the “Transport Safety: Flight Safety” nomination.
S7 Airlines has been repeatedly awarded the Cannes Lions advertising festival prize for its projects, and has received “My Planet” national award for its innovations in the field of travel.
The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2018, the airline group carried more than 15.9 million passengers.